I am researching the GELFAND family of Belarus, especially Jankel (Jacob)
GELFAND, born in Ihumen (Igumen, now known as Cherven) 60 kms SE of Minsk.
He also lived in Vitebsk before coming to the US in 1900.
Anyone out there >from Belarus have members of the GELFAND family in their
Moderator's Note: Jeff, I believe that GELFAND has appeared on several of the Minsk name lists that Vitaly Charny has posted previously on JewishGen and recently on this discussion group.